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Why the AMA president wants the government to back off

AMA president and emergency room physician Steven Stack, MD calls EHRs the leading frustration of providers today, saying that they decimate efficiency and cripple communication.

Faster Medical Attention With App

In Jersey City, public health officials are rolling out an app that will alert nearby first responders if someone calls 911 in need of emergency medical assistance. The project will cost $2 million and includes costs to train and equip volunteer first responders.

Top Defense Contractors have Paid more than $7 Billion in Misconduct Penalties Since 1995

McKesson appears in a watchdog report on government spending for being the most penalized DoD contractor for misconduct, having paid $2.05 billion in fines across 24 instances of misconduct since 1995.

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